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The Littleton Rotary Foundation was the proud sponsor of GraceFull Cafe's September Community Breakfast. The day was a huge success filled with friends and building community. More than 20 Rotarians and family members stepped in to assist with the cafe tasks for the day.  We served 272 meals (19 kids meals, 84 specials, 151 burritos, 125 cinnamon rolls). It’s amazing to see what we can accomplish when we come together to serve our community.
Rotarians recently partnered with Friends of The Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) to restore the damaged fencing at the top of Loveland Pass. This heavily trafficked and popular tourist spot is remarkable for its scenic beauty. It's also popular as the trail head for the West Ridge Trail leading to the summit of the 12, 479’ mountain locally known as Rotary Peak. The old fencing helped to keep visitors on the established paths and off sensitive terrain, but had deteriorated to such a degree that Rotarians determined something needed to be done. It was an embarrassment to have visitors from around the world see the broken-down condition of the approach to one of our state's significant scenic wonders – the Continental Divide at 11,990'.
 
Joining with the FDRD, members of the Summit County and Littleton Rotary clubs worked together in restoring all the damaged buck-and-rail sections, and adding several new sections. Materials were secured and the project was directed by the FDRD Project Manager Doozie Martin. Public service trail maps and guides produced by Rotary Club donations here happily received by visitors and hikers. Those who successfully made the 1.5 mile hike to Rotary Peak were presented with a commemorative “I Climbed Rotary Peak” pin as evidence of their accomplishment.
 
Rotary once again proves that it has the means and ability to work together addressing needs at home and around the world. Future projects on the trails at Loveland Pass and on Rotary Peak are in the process of being evaluated.
 
On a recent Saturday, members of the Rotary Club of Littleton volunteered to help TLC Meals on Wheels (MoW) clients by cleaning up their yards.  Approximately 20 volunteers brought their tools, gloves, raking, and tree trimming skills spent the morning working in the yards of two senior TLC MoW clients. 
 
7000 flowering plants were pulled, packed and loaded onto an 18 wheeler for overnight storage at the end of the Colorado Garden & Home Show by various Rotary Clubs and Boy Scout Troops. Early and snowy on Monday morning, over 700 plants were delivered to the Littleton area. The flowers brought smiles to the folks at Meals on Wheels, Libby Bortz Assisted Living Center, Bradley House, Amity Plaza and Alyson Center. Our thanks to all the Rotary volunteers, their family members and friends who helped make this year’s event a total success. Way to go Team Flower Power!
For the past several years, Littleton Rotarian volunteers have made Valentine’s Day a big deal at the Libby Bortz Assisted Living Center in Downtown Littleton. The center puts on a Valentine’s Day Dance complete with a live orchestra playing all the old standards from the Big-Band era. Since most of the residents are women, there is a shortage of men to dance with. Rotary to the rescue!
 
The one hour dance was a total success and the residents were so grateful to have someone to dance and talk with. How special it was to see the joy in the faces and feel the love that was expressed by everyone there.
Littleton Rotary has a long history of sponsoring high school students who wish to take part in Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program. This exceptional program opens the door to students who want to experience an academic year of study abroad. Likewise, Rotary Clubs welcome inbound students from around the world and arrange host families for them.
 
This past academic year, Littleton Rotary sponsored a student from Columbine High School who spent her time in Poprad, Slovakia. She recently visited our club to present a program summarizing her amazing experience. In addition to learning the language, she completed her academic studies successfully, enjoyed her host families, made lots of friends and loved the country and its history.
 
High school students from the greater Littleton area are encouraged to consider the Rotary Youth Exchange Program as an exciting opportunity to broaden their understanding of the world and experience a different culture. For more information, check out the Rocky Mountain Youth Exchange website.
On the second Monday of each month, Littleton Rotary members volunteer at Project C.U.R.E. headquarters sorting donated new and surplus medical items. Those items are then boxed, palletised, and readied for shipment to clinics and hospitals in some of the world’s most critical areas. Teams of highly trained Project C.U.R.E. specialists travel to areas of need and do on-site evaluations. Once the evaluation of needs are completed, Project C.U.R.E. works to prepare the shipment and secures funding for transport.
Littleton Rotary spearheaded the fundraising effort that ultimately lead to the purchase of Project C.U.R.E’s. world headquarters located in Centennial, CO.
 
 
 
Speakers
(Noon Meeting) NABILA HUQ
Oct 22, 2019
TRANSFORMING ENERGY THROUGH AMERICAN INNOVATION
(Noon Meeting) MELONY HARRIS
Oct 29, 2019
SERVICE TRIP TO KENYA
(Evening Meeting) STACY GORESKO
Nov 05, 2019
COMMUNICATING FOR MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS
(Noon Meeting) BRIAN EWERT
Nov 12, 2019
PROGRESS UPDATE ON PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE LITTLETON SCHOOL BOND REFERENDUM
(Noon Meeting) KATHRYN ROY
Nov 19, 2019
LOVE INC
(Noon Meeting) BRUCE STAHLMAN
Dec 10, 2019
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